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The Perfect Square

A History of Rittenhouse Square

Nancy M. Heinzen

A history of America’s best-used public space

224 pages | 8 x 8 | 48 halftones, 3 maps


Phil Jasner "On the Case"

His Best Writing on the Sixers, the Dream Team, and Beyond

Edited by Andy Jasner

Three decades of reporting by renowned Philadelphia Hall of Fame sportswriter Phil Jasner

264 pages | 6 x 9 | 13 halftones



Neighborhoods, Division, and Conflict in a Post-Industrial City

Carolyn Adams, David Bartelt, David Elesh, Ira Goldstein, Nancy Kleniewski, and William Yancey

The city's history told on its own terms

224 pages | 6 x 9



A Brief History

Roger D. Simon

168 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 30 halftones, 6 maps



Finding the Hidden City

Joseph E. B. Elliott, Nathaniel Popkin, and Peter Woodall

Revealing the physical and cultural intricacies of Philadelphia, from the intimate to the monumental

192 pages | 7.875 x 10.5 | 102 color photos, 8 halftones


The Philadelphia Area Weather Book

Jon Nese and Glenn Schwartz

A book for every season!

264 pages | 8.375 x 10 | 16 color illustrations, 36 tables, 36 figures, 159 halftones, 64 maps


Philadelphia Battlefields

Disruptive Campaigns and Upset Elections in a Changing City

John Kromer

How upstart political candidates achieved spectacular successes over Philadelphia’s entrenched political establishment

340 pages | 6 x 9 | 35 tables, 12 halftones, 23 maps


Philadelphia Freedoms

Black American Trauma, Memory, and Culture after King

Michael Awkward

Tracing racial trauma through Philadelphia sports and cultural production in the four decades after King's assassination

264 pages | 6 x 9 | 6 halftones


Philadelphia Jewish Life, 1940-2000

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Edited by Murray Friedman

A new edition of the classic history of Jewish cultural and political life in Philadelphia

328 pages | 8.375 x 10.875 | 1 table, 241 halftones


Philadelphia Maestros

Ormandy, Muti, Sawallisch

Phyllis White Rodriguez-Peralta

The story of the Philadelphia Orchestra told through three of its greatest conductors

192 pages | 6 x 8 | 11 halftones


Philadelphia magazine's Ultimate Restaurant Guide

Edited by April White

From Philadelphia magazine, a restaurant guide to the city's best food

192 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 3 halftones

The Philadelphia Mummers

Building Community Through Play

Patricia Anne Masters

A vivid history of the nation's oldest folk parade

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 figure, 12 halftones, 1 map


Philadelphia Mural Arts @ 30

Edited by Jane Golden and David Updike

208 pages | 10 x 8


Philadelphia Murals and the Stories They Tell

Jane Golden, Robin Rice, and Monica Yant Kinney

The most important public art program in the United States

160 pages | 9 x 11


The Philadelphia Orchestra

A Century of Music

Philadelphia Orchestra Assoc., edited by John Ardoin

Dedicated to the millions of people who have experienced the joy of The Philadelphia Orchestra

256 pages | 9 x 12 | 241 duotones